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Mobile phones in TS to be cheaper, VAT reduced by 9%

Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill reducing the Value Added Tax to 5% from 14.5% on cell phones. Introducing the Bill in the Assembly, Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said that the aim of reducing VAT on mobiles by 9% would help the state in curbing the state’s …

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Harish Rao assures farmers of justice

Harish Rao in Assembly

Hyderabad: Minister for Irrigation Harish Rao on Wednesday informed the Assembly that the TRS Government was committed to the welfare of the farmers and was offering highest compensation to them for acquiring their lands for various projects. Introducing the Telangana Land Acquisition Bill the he said that land was a …

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Aruna demands “She Teams” in Assembly

D K Aruna

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Legislative Assembly witnessed some lighter moments on Tuesday when Congress MLA D.K. Aruna asked Speaker S. Madhusudan Chary to call ‘She Teams’ in the House alleging “harassment”. Aruna was irked by repeated interruptions from the Treasury benches while she was speaking on the issue of weaker …

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CBCID probe into housing scam is going on: KCR

CM kcr

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has raised suspicion over the figures pertaining to houses constructed for weaker sections during previous regimes. Initiating short discussion on weaker section housing, including Rajiv Swagruha, Rajiv Gruhakalpa and Double Bed Room House, in State Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said …

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High Court upholds ban on cockfights in AP, TS


Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Monday upheld the ban on cockfighting and directed the state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to ensure the ban is implemented strictly. The High Court passed the orders on petitions filed by various animal rights groups and other organization that brought to the …

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Contract junior college lecturers’ salary hiked

TS Govt

Hyderabad: The Telangana Government on Saturday hiked the salaries of contract lecturers teaching in junior colleges across the state. A GO to this effect was released on Saturday. Accordingly the salaries of the contract staff in junior colleges will go up from Rs 18,000 to 27,000. The government will pay …

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Rajiv Sharma holds high-level review meeting

Chief-Secretary-Dr Rajiv Sharma

Hyderabad: Chief Advisor to Government of Telangana Dr. Rajiv Sharma reviewed the progress of various important projects and initiatives of Industries and commerce department at a high level meeting held at the Secretariat on Saturday. Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Arvind Kumar, Additional Principal Secretary CMO Shanti Kumari, Telangana Handicrafts …

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TS Govt proposes to spend Rs. 13,380 Cr for road development

Tummala Nageshwara Rao

Hyderabad: Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageshwara Rao informed the State Legislative Assembly that the State Government would spent a whopping Rs. 13,380 for the development of roads across Telangana State. Making a statement in the House on Friday, the minister alleged that Telangana region was subjected to discrimination in …

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